Arena Animation Raj Nagar Ghaziabad Organized Arena Students‘ Symposium 2011
It was a great initiative by the most popular centre of Arena Animation in India on organizing a great event named Arena Students Symposium-2011 between 25th to 29th March-2011. The event was termed great because it was initiated on a big scale for the very first time by Arena Animation Raj Nagar, Ghaziabad.
Arena Animation Raj Nagar, Ghaziabad organized a 4-day Arena Students‘ Symposium for their students at Mumbai from 25th to 29th March-2011. The 4-day event was packed with Animation & VFX Masterclasses, Workshops, Talent show & Studio Tours for the enthusiastic students. The objective of the Industry Symposium 2011 was to give an exposure, know-how and experience of the Animation industry through Workshops and Master classes by Animation experts along with Studio tours of Top Indian Animation studios.
The Animation & VFX Masterclass was conducted by luminaries from the Industry such as Yunus Bukhari & Vaibhav Kumaresh. Yunus Bukhari conducted a Masterclass on "Visual Effects" showcasing his work on the recently released Animation cum Live Action blockbuster "Toonpur Ka Superrhero". Yunus Bukhari was the Visual Effects Supervisor for the film which was the first of its kind Bollywood feature film which combined Animation with Live Action. This film showcased Ajay Devgun & Kajol in the lead with animated characters of Toonpur.
Vaibhav Kumaresh conducted a Masterclass on "Animation Film Making" and showcased his exemplary works using different mediums such as Simpoo (Channel V), Poga (MTV), Chulbuli, Amaron claymation commercials, Ooga Booga (Neo Sports). He described in detail the style, characters and storytelling used in his work.
The students of Arena Animation Raj Nagar, Ghaziabad had an enriching experience through workshops on 3D Stereoscopy & Film making and Visualization & Sound design for Animation. Besides the learning, the students had an opportunity to showcase their talent and win exciting prizes.
The students also had a field day at Essel World Entertainment Park and had more than a splash at the famous Water Kingdom. The Studio tours of Top Indian Animation studios – Rhythm & Hues Studios and Tata Elxsi (Visual Computing Labs) was inspirational for the students of Arena Animation Raj Nagar, Ghaziabad. The students were made aware of the production pipeline and different departments, besides the making of award winning films and works of these animation studios.
Arena Student Symposium 2011 has been a huge success for the students who got the opportunity to meet, interact and learn from the best in the animation industry. This learning would help them hone their skills and approach to join the animation industry.
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